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 2022-02-12 21:53 

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Canada border blockade eases, protesters still block bridge...

WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — A tense standoff at a U.S.-Canadian border bridge eased somewhat Saturday after Canadian police persuaded demonstrators to move the trucks they had used to barricade the busy international crossing. But protesters still block...

 2022-02-12 21:53 

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Cisse, Anderson lead Oklahoma State past West Virginia 81-58...

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Moussa Cisse finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds and Avery Anderson III scored 18 to power Oklahoma State to an 81-58 romp over West Virginia on Saturday. Cisse sank 8 of 12 shots from the floor for the Cowboys (12-12, 5...

 2022-02-12 20:54 

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Keep it clean and the Lombardi Trophy could be yours...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Stay clean. Avoid the critical mistakes. That's a mantra both the Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams should have adopted as they head to Sunday's Super Bowl. Limit the turnovers and costly penalties. Don't w...

 2022-02-12 20:54 

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Scant progress in MLB talks, spring training likely delayed...

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball negotiations lasted for an hour Saturday when Major League Baseball made a new proposal that lawyers for locked-out players thought had only minor movement. Major League Baseball eliminated the penalty of a third-round amate...

 2022-02-12 20:54 

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Greiss makes 32 saves as Red Wings top Flyers again...

DETROIT (AP) — Thomas Greiss made 32 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Philadelphia Flyers for the second time in the four days, 4-2 on Saturday. Rookie Moritz Seider scored a big power-play goal in the third period as Detroit won for the...

 2022-02-12 20:53 

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Wilson scores 22, No. 8 Kansas beats Oklahoma 71-69...

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jalen Wilson had 22 points and No. 8 Kansas used a late run to beat Oklahoma 71-69 on Saturday. The Jayhawks (20-4, 9-2 Big 12) scored 11 straight points during a 15-2 burst to take the lead in the final minutes. The Sooners cl...

 2022-02-12 20:53 

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Wilson scores 20, No. 8 Kansas holds off Oklahoma 71-69...

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jalen Wilson scored a game-high 22 points andNo. 8 Kansas held off stubborn Oklahoma 71-69 on Saturday. Kansas used a 15-2 run late in the game to come back from a deficit and take the game's largest lead. The Sooners trimm...

 2022-02-12 20:52 

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Rams' McVay reaches career pinnacle and wonders what's next...

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Five years and one month after Sean McVay became the youngest head coach in modern NFL history, he is somehow still the youngest coach in the league. At a time when many of his chronological coaching peers are still gett...

 2022-02-12 19:54 

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Baseball holds bargaining session as lockout continues...

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball negotiations lasted for an hour Saturday when Major League Baseball made a new proposal that lawyers for locked-out players thought had only minor movement. Major League Baseball eliminated the penalty of a third-round amate...

 2022-02-12 19:53 

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Tiny Ohio town bursting with pride over local hero Burrow...

THE PLAINS, Ohio (AP) — Joe Burrow has become something akin to a mythological figure in the weathered southeastern Ohio village where the Super Bowl quarterback spent much of his youth. In a region with more than its fair share of sorrow from pover...

 2022-02-12 19:53 

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No. 10 Baylor beats No. 20 Texas 80-63 after losing big man...

WACO, Texas (AP) — Adam Flagler had 20 points with four 3-pointers and 10th-ranked Baylor, after losing big man Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua to a gruesome left knee injury, went on to beat No. 20 Texas 80-63 on Saturday. Flagler made his first five s...

 2022-02-12 19:52 

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Kessler blocks 12, gets triple-double, No. 1 Auburn tops A&M...

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Walker Kessler had a triple-double with 12 blocked shots, 12 points and 11 rebounds Saturday as No. 1 Auburn bounced back from a loss with a 75-58 victory over Texas A&M. The 7-foot-1 North Carolina transfer rejected four of the ...

 2022-02-12 19:04 

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Hungarian PM warns of refugee wave if Russia invades Ukraine...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's nationalist prime minister warned Saturday that a Russian invasion of Ukraine could send hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian refugees fleeing across the border into his country. Right-wing populist leader Viktor...

 2022-02-12 18:53 

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Baseball begins negotiating session as lockout continues...

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for locked-out players arrived at Major League Baseball's office for the resumption of negotiations on Saturday, just four days before the scheduled start of spring training workouts. Bruce Meyer, the union's head neg...

 2022-02-12 18:53 

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Baylor F Tchamwa Tchatchoua suffers significant knee injury...

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor forward Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua suffered a gruesome left knee injury in the 10th-ranked Bears' game against Texas on Saturday. Tchamwa Tchatchoua was going down the court after a missed shot by the Bears when his le...

 2022-02-12 18:52 

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Biden warns Putin of 'severe costs' of Ukraine invasion...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden told Russia's Vladimir Putin that invading Ukraine would cause "widespread human suffering" and that the West was committed to diplomacy to end the crisis but "equally prepared for other scenario...

 2022-02-12 18:04 

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Bill advances to protect judges from threats, doxxing...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico legislators are advancing a bill with new criminal penalties aimed at protecting state and local judges and their immediate families from threats and the malicious sharing of personal information such as home address...

 2022-02-12 18:04 

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Agency: Sonoran desert tortoise doesn't need US protection...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Federal officials have concluded that Sonoran desert tortoises native to Arizona have a relatively stable population that doesn't need protection from environmental threats but conservation groups say they're still not c...

 2022-02-12 17:55 

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Villeneuve tries to add Daytona 500 to his storied career...

Jacques Villeneuve tried 14 years ago to race the Daytona 500 to add to his storied racing resume. He failed to make the field and moved on with his career. Now he's returning to Daytona International Speedway to give it another shot. The Canadian wil...

 2022-02-12 17:55 

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WHAT TO WATCH: Football, then ice dancing on big day for NBC...

BEIJING (AP) — Sunday is a sports bonanza for NBC, which is airing the Super Bowl in addition to the Winter Olympics. It's the first time those two events are happening at the same time, and the chance to air them both is part of the reason NBC ...

 2022-02-12 17:55 

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New York Giants add two linebacker coaches among five moves...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants added two linebacker coaches to Brian Daboll's staff and made three other moves Saturday. New York hired John Egorugwu to coach the inside linebackers and Drew Wilkins to handle the outside lineba...

 2022-02-12 17:54 

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Sound on: The party has returned to Phoenix Open...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The hum resonates five, six fairways away, the hive of activity beckoning all to join the three-story party perched on grass. It's a constant cacophony, punctuated by boos rising into the desert air, roars rolling like s...

 2022-02-12 17:32 

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Judge nixes Maxwell's request to seal motions for new trial...

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge ruled that Ghislaine Maxwell, who was convicted in December of conspiring to recruit and groom teenage girls to be abused by Jeffrey Epstein, must air her bid for a new trial out in the open. U.S. District Judge Aliso...

 2022-02-12 17:31 

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US F-22 fighter jets arrive in UAE after Houthi attacks...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday, part of an American defense response to recent missile attacks by Yemen's Houthi rebels targeting the country. The Raptors landed at Al-Dh...

 2022-02-12 17:31 

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Putin, Biden conclude hourlong call on Ukraine crisis...

MOSCOW (AP) — With the risk of war looming larger, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden held a high-stakes telephone call Saturday as a tense world watched and worried that an invasion of Ukraine could begin within days. Bef...

 2022-02-12 16:52 

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Judge in Russian Olympic doping worked on Sharapova case...

BEIJING (AP) — One of the lawyers that will judge Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva's doping case at the Beijing Olympics on Sunday is an American who was once picked by Maria Sharapova's legal team for her appeal over a similar performan...

 2022-02-12 16:15 

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Another German sliding gold, as Neise wins Olympic skeleton...

BEIJING (AP) — Hannah Neise has never won a World Cup medal. Or a medal at the world championships. Or a medal from the European championships. She's got an Olympic medal now. And it's the one that everybody wants. Skeleton has a new champio...

 2022-02-12 16:05 

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Artillery in northwest Syria kills 6, including 2 children...

BEIRUT (AP) — Six people from the same family including two children were killed in a Syrian military artillery strike on a rebel-held village in northwest Syria on Saturday, opposition activists said. Residents said the family was outside their hou...

 2022-02-12 16:05 

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Putin, Biden plan high-stakes phone call amid Ukraine crisis...

MOSCOW (AP) — With the risk of war looming larger, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden prepared for a high-stakes telephone call Saturday as a tense world watched and worried that an invasion of Ukraine could begin within d...

 2022-02-12 16:04 

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US evacuating most Ukraine embassy staff over invasion fears...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is evacuating almost all of the staff from its embassy in Kyiv as Western intelligence officials warn that a Russian invasion of Ukraine is increasingly imminent. A senior State Department official said Saturday t...

 2022-02-12 16:03 

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What's inside messages in a bottle? Exhibit showcases dozens...

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — When you hear of a message in a bottle, perhaps the term calls to mind faraway images of someone stranded on a remote island or penning love letters centuries ago. But they turn up more often — and closer — than you m...

 2022-02-12 15:58 

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Many faith leaders wary of religious exemptions for vaccine...

By the thousands, Americans have been seeking religious exemptions in order to circumvent COVID-19 vaccine mandates, but generally they are doing so without the encouragement of major denominations and prominent religious leaders. From the Vatican, Pope F...

 2022-02-12 15:54 

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Paris police fire tear gas to disperse banned virus protest...

PARIS (AP) — Paris police fired tear gas Saturday against a handful of demonstrators on the Champs Elysees Avenue who defied a police order by taking part in a vehicle protest against virus restrictions inspired by Canada's horn-honking "Fre...

 2022-02-12 15:54 

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Olympics Live: Germany's Neise captures skeleton gold...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Germany has a new sliding champion. Hannah Neise has never won a World Cup medal. Or a medal at the world championships. Or a medal from the European championships. She's got an Olymp...

 2022-02-12 15:54 

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Canada border blockade clearing peacefully as police move in...

WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — A tense standoff at a U.S.-Canadian border crossing crucial to both countries' economies appeared to be dissolving peacefully Saturday as Canadian police moved in to disperse the nearly weeklong blockade and demonstrators...

 2022-02-12 15:54 

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Shaq's 'Fun House' draws big crowd with Lil Wayne headlining...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal threw one big party, but with two different experiences. O'Neal hosted his carnival-themed event "Shaq's Fun House" on Friday night in downtown Los Angeles ahead of the Super Bowl this weekend....

 2022-02-12 15:53 

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France's Papadakis, Cizeron open lead at Olympic ice dance...

BEIJING (AP) — Many thought Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron deserved to stand atop the podium four years ago in Pyeongchang, when they were edged by their longtime rivals Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir in one of the tightest Olympic ice dance...

 2022-02-12 14:59 

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In 2nd Floyd killing trial, judge seeks speed, not emotion...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When a witness to George Floyd's killing choked up while testifying during the trial of three former Minneapolis police officers, U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson quickly stepped in, granting a defense attorney's requ...

 2022-02-12 14:59 

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GOP pushes US schools to post all class materials online...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican state lawmakers across the U.S. are trying to require schools to post all course materials online so parents can review them, part of a broader national push by the GOP for a sweeping parents bill of rights ahead of ...

 2022-02-12 14:53 

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Turkey lowers taxes on basic foods to fight high inflation...

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president announced a significant reduction in taxes on basic food supplies Saturday as the country faces rampant inflation and numerous protests over eroding living standards. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the val...

 2022-02-12 14:52 

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Olympics Live: French duo breaks own record in rhythm dance...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron broke their own world record in the rhythm dance, scoring 90.83 points to give the four-time world champions from France the lead heading into Mo...

 2022-02-12 14:13 

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Curtis, the 1st US Black skeleton Olympian, blazes new trail...

BEIJING (AP) — For Kelly Curtis, representation absolutely matters. And in her first Olympic appearance, she became a trailblazer. Curtis finished 21st in the women's skeleton event, her run at the Beijing Games ending Saturday. The result isn&#...

 2022-02-12 14:05 

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BLM considering plan to stabilize landmark Pompeys Pillar...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Pompeys Pillar is falling down. The historic sandstone landmark where William Clark carved his name on July 25, 1806, is cracked and deteriorating. "The main gist of it is, there are these big heavy sandstone blocks suppor...

 2022-02-12 14:04 

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On voting rights, Biden's power to act on his own is limited...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Republicans impose new restrictions on ballot access in multiple states, President Biden has no easy options for safeguarding voting rights despite rising pressure from frustrated activists. Unlike on other issues such as immigr...

 2022-02-12 14:04 

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S Carolina push to be 49th state with hate crime law stalls...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It took South Carolina lawmakers only two months to act when a female college student was kidnapped and killed by a man posing as an Uber driver. The Legislature acted swiftly to prevent such crimes in the future. By comparison...

 2022-02-12 14:03 

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Maryland programs aim to attract, keep 'starry-eyed' nurses...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Sophia Rois Geffen was working in public health when she decided to train as a nurse so she could connect more closely with people. With graduation from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing about six months away, she and other fellow...

 2022-02-12 13:54 

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Canada police arrive to remove protesters at US border...

WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — Canadian police moved in to remove protesters Saturday at bridge border crossing that has disrupted Canada US trade. Protesters at the busiest border crossing between the United States and Canada remained despite new warnings...

 2022-02-12 13:54 

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Bieber wows A-list crowd at pre-Super Bowl 'Homecoming'...

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Bieber can leave even a room full of elite athletes, actors and A-listers star struck. The invite-only guests at Friday's first of two nights of a Super Bowl-week party dubbed "Homecoming Weekend" cru...

 2022-02-12 13:54 

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Vexation, victory claims as Dems face their limits in Senate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — With elections in view and Democrats' headline domestic bill in a rut, Sens. Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer have very different takes on how things are going in their chamber. "I know we're spending the week dealing w...

 2022-02-12 13:53 

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Marius Lindvik of Norway wins Olympic gold on large hill...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Marius Lindvik of Norway won Olympic gold in ski jumping on the large hill Saturday, holding off Ryoyu Kobayashi of Japan. Lindvik jumped 140 meters (459 feet) on his final jump and earned 296.1 points overall to become the...

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